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Review - Volver

Pedro Almodóvar back on form, Penelope Cruz back in a Spanish speaking role, in a comic, tender ghost story whodunit with a twist of Douglas Sirk. Dive in and enjoy

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Review - The Departed

Martin Scorsese takes a modern classic, Infernal Affairs, adds 50 per cent to the running time and emerges with a film that's vastly inferior though still undeniably entertaining

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Review - The Reception

Looking at first like a prickly relationship drama about married couples having a fractious weekend, John G Young's film reveals itself as a crypto-gay love story, Sadly.

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Review - Barnyard

The animation is fine enough, but there's so much wrong with this dim-witted animation from Paramount, that average movies like Over the Hedge look like Citizen Kane in comparison

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Review - The Plague

Greg Hall's debut is a great film about being a young streetwise Londoner. Mike Leigh loved it. And once you've seen it, you'll probably know why

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Review - The Guardian

Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher star in this drama about the training of a US Coast Guard rookie by a bitter pro. You can probably work out who plays what

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Review - Life and Lyrics

Ashley Walters stars in this Romeo and Juliet story of a DJ falling for a member of a rival crew. It's all very South London, blingy, sweary and street. Not bad

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Review - To Write Love on Her Arms

The rehab drama about Renee Yohe, a young self-harming drug user and the foundation founded to honour her journey. An uplift injection

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Review - Kids in America

Review of the high school comedy Kids in America, which has brains where most have only hormones, and which takes its various situations from real life

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